Why Channel 4’s brown facing show is so disgusting.

  Dubbed ‘My week as a Muslim’, Channel 4 recently caused public outrage with their documentary in which a white woman is armed with prosthetics, tan and a headscarf to experience life as a Muslim woman in the UK. It alarms me that documentaries like this can ever be considered as progressive or remotely insightful. … Continue reading Why Channel 4’s brown facing show is so disgusting.

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Bakri (Poem)

from here on I am no longer just me I am daughter of, Fiancé of, Daughter in law to be. I ain't me. I'm his and Theirs And Belonging to the village of... I ain't me. I ain't me. -Shazmeen خالد

Sexual Politics In The South Asian Muslim Community

Women are encouraged to be submissive and chaste to avoid unwanted sexual attention, men are encouraged to be outgoing and are praised for wilfully scoping out the market of women (and I say market because the construction of sexual politics positions women as desirable objects or goods that must be thoroughly examined for flaws and … Continue reading Sexual Politics In The South Asian Muslim Community